Noosa Council joins nationwide pledge to tackle climate change

To view the full My Sunshine Coast article click here Noosa Council today joined more than 30 councils across Australia in a new initiative to slash emissions and tackle worsening climate change. The Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership (CPP) aims to transform...

Council joins national climate change pledge

To view the full Public Now article click here Upper Hunter Shire Council has pledged to become a ‘climate champion’, under a landmark new national initiative officially launched in Canberra on 19 July 2017. More than 35 councils from across the country,...

Tackling Climate Change – City of Port Phillip commits to clean energy

For the full Caulfield Glen Eira Leader, Melbourne article click here CLIMATE Council chief Tim Flannery has congratulated the City of Port Phillip for its commitment to action on climate change and energy action. Port Phillip councillors voted this month to join more...

Green vision showcased in Canberra

For full Kalgoorlie Miner article click here The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder will present its clean energy credentials at the launch of the Cities Power Partnership in Canberra today. Councillor Suzie Williams will speak to an audience of representatives from 35 local...

Climate change challenge accepted by group of local councils

For full ABC News online article click here A group of local government councils are joining forces in an ambitious effort to tackle climate change. They have been inspired by a new report from the Climate Council showing cities, urban centres and rural townships have...

Hawkesbury Council joins Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership

For full Hawkesbury Gazette article click here HAWKESBURY City Council has signed up for the Climate Council’s newly announced Cities Power Partnership. A number of councils across Australia, including Hawkesbury, have signed up for the partnership, which have pledged...

Canberra joins regional carbon compact

For a full copy of the PS news article click HERE The ACT has entered a partnership with 35 other regional cities and councils around Australia to decrease their carbon emissions and prevent further impacts of climate change. Minister for Climate Change and...

Sydney’s Lane Cove Council ready and raring to go

Climate change is often viewed as a global problem, but in Lane Cove on Sydney’s north shore, Mayor Deborah Hutchens agreed it was one that has to be tackled locally. “Get out there and campaign and be heard,” she said. “Get the people behind...

Councils converge to launch Partnership initiative

For a full version of the Town & Country magazine article click HERE Representatives from 35 councils around the country gathered in Canberra on Thursday to launch the Cities Power Partnership. The Yass Valley Council, the Bega Valley Council, the Eurobodalla...

Bundy Council commits to climate change fight

19 July, 2017. LOW-LYING areas along Bundaberg’s coastline will be under threat from flooding if climate change is ignored. In a report released by the Climate Council to the NewsMail yesterday, Bundaberg is named along with Sydney, Melbourne and Darwin as areas...

A pledge to reduce our emissions in the shire

To view the full Euroa Gazette article click here STRATHBOGIE Shire is one of just four Victorian local councils to sign a national pledge to tackle climate change by reducing their emissions. In total, 35 local governments, representing over 3 million Australians,...

‘AMAZING’: Lismore a stand out in tackling climate change

For full Lismore Echo article click here LISMORE City Council has been named as a leader in creating a greener energy future by The Climate Council as it prepares to launch a landmark program to engage local governments to reduce their carbon footprints. In its report...

Shoalhaven’s move towards renewable energy

For full South Coast Register article click here The Shoalhaven has jumped on board with Australia’s move towards renewable energy. Shoalhaven City Council will sign a Cities Power Partnership after a majority of councillors voted in favour of a motion tabled by Cr...

Eurobodalla Council plans to slash energy emissions

For full Narooma News article click here The Eurobodalla Shire Council expects to source 100 per cent of its electricity from renewable energy by 2030 and slash its energy emissions 80 per cent by 2030. That’s the aim of an ambitious Emissions Reduction Plan adopted...

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